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Why are there 7 inverted letter nuns in Tehillim 107?

In his translation of Rav Kook's aggadic teachings on the legends of Rabbah bar bar Hannah, Rav Bezalel Naor includes in his 11th(!) appendix (p.242) an explanation based on the mystical teachings of ...
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Does the Torah contain a reference to atheism, or not?

Rabbinic scholars throughout history have understood this verse in various ways, including but not limited to the options you provide. For the idea that this refers to atheism, see Steinsaltz: איש רע,...
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How to Lein Tehillim קלז

I don't know which tradition you use to read. But I have a book of Psalms put out by a very prominent Syrian community in Brooklyn. The book itself mentioned something quite surprising to me. They now ...
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What were David's reasons for writing Psalms?

To partly answer your question... One ma'an d'amar says that some of Tehillim reflects that which happened personally to Dovid. Note Pesachim 117a: תָּנוּ רַבָּנַן: כׇּל שִׁירוֹת וְתוּשְׁבָּחוֹת ...
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Shir Shel Yom and Daily Tehillim

On Motza’ei Shabbat it is the custom in some communities to sing Tehillim 114 and 67 before Maariv. Many say Tehillim 67 as part of counting Sefirah. And Tehillim 67 is also part of Kiddush Lavanah ...
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